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McCarter Theatre presents An Evening with Jon Stewart

originally published: 02/13/2024

McCarter Theatre presents An Evening with Jon Stewart

(PRINCETON, NJ) -- Jon Stewart has announced a series of stand up comedy performances in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Delaware. Produced by Live Nation, the tour comes to the McCarter Theatre Center with performances on Friday, March 29 at 7:30pm & 9:30pm and Saturday, March 30 at 7:30pm.

Considered one of America’s leading social and comedic voices, Stewart has an unparalleled ability to connect with audiences from many walks of life through his acerbic wit, self-deprecating humor, and passion for doing what’s right. Stewart garnered a collective 56 Emmy Award nominations and won 24 times during his tenure as host and executive producer of The Daily Show with Jon Stewart where he redefined political satire in American culture. The ten consecutive wins for Outstanding Variety, Music, or Comedy Series represent the category’s longest streak in Emmy history. On Monday, February 12th, Jon returned as Host and Executive Producer of The Daily Show where he can be seen every Monday night for the next year.

Tickets range from $55 to $95 and are available for purchase online.  McCarter Theatre Center is located at 91 University Place in Princeton, New Jersey.

This event will be a phone-free experience. Use of phones, smart watches and accessories, will not be permitted in the performance space.

Upon arrival at the venue, all phones, smart watches and accessories will be secured in individual Yondr pouches that will be opened at the end of the event. Guests maintain possession of their devices at all times, and can access them throughout the event only in designated Phone Use Areas within the venue. All devices will be re-secured in Yondr pouches before returning to the performance space.

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Anyone seen using a device (phone, smart watch or accessories) during the performance will be escorted out of the venue.

An independent not-for-profit performing arts center located between New York City and Philadelphia – and on the campus of Princeton University – McCarter is a multi-disciplinary creative and intellectual hub offering theater, music, dance, comedy, spoken word, and educational programs for all ages. Celebrated for developing new work and winner of the 1994 Tony Award for Outstanding Regional Theatre, world premieres include Christopher Durang's Vanya, Sonia, Masha and Spike (Tony, Best Play), Tarell Alvin McCraney's The Brother/Sister Plays, and Emily Mann's Having Our Say. Equally revered for presenting renowned global artists on its stages, some of which include Alvin Ailey, Yo-Yo Ma, Samara Joy, David Sedaris, Hasan Minhaj, Terence Blanchard, Roseanne Cash, the rock band Lake Street Dive, Audra McDonald, and more. McCarter connects with the community year-round and offers on-site classes and in-school residencies. McCarter and Princeton University share a long history of unique partnerships and creative collaborations.


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